This is the CUTEST writing assignment EVER!!! I did this a few years ago and their ideas of my secret life were hilarious!

My Teacher's Secret Life (Aladdin Picture Books): Stephen Krensky, Joann Adinolfi Fun book! Have the kids write about what they think their teacher's secret life is.their responses crack me up!

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early!

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning! What a great idea!

evidence

FREE-Evidence in Writing Poster(anchor chart) English Language Arts Minilessons, Printables.Use this poster / anchor chart to help your students pull the supporting evidence and details out from the text.

Cupcake Contraction Sort

Students can use this activity as an opportunity to learn what exactly contractions are. Art is used through choosing colors (warm/cool) to make their cupcake and designing it as they choose. Along with art students learn la

Writer of the week spotlight.

Love this idea to celebrate writers towards the end of the year. I would have 2 in the spotlight. Writer of the week spotlight. WRITER OF THE MONTH

Here’s an easy way for students to practice their spelling words. Have them draw a big scribble on their page – remind them to leave big spaces in their scribble! Using coloured pencils, they can then fill the spaces with their words.

Spelling Scribble

Have students draw a big scribble on their page. Remind them to leave big spaces in their scribble! Using colored pencils, they can then fill the spaces with their spelling or word wall words. You could also do this for math facts.

Show, Don't Tell PowerPoint

Show, Don't Tell

Show, Don't Tell PowerPoint Presentation to show students how to add description to their writing

Metacognition Stems

The Teaching Thief - Metacognition Stems - Teach student to use these sentence starters when responding in online discussions.

Interactive letter formation activities that are suitable for whole class or small group teaching. Please read the guide first to see how this works. Click the magic pencil and watch how the letter should be formed. Plenty of opportunity for modelling and discussion. Children could have dry wipe boards and pens to attempt letters during the activity. The letter shapes used within the presentation are displayed on the supporting .pdf

Interactive letter formation activities that are suitable for whole class or…

Updated story shelves in my early years classroom

Early Years ideas from Tishylishy. Sharing photos, provision enhancements and outcomes from my EYFS class and the.


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SCRABBLE SPELLING~  Print out this sheet.  It's #17 on the post.  Then have students cut the letters apart and spell out their words.  Finally, students add up their words.  Check out this idea, and 29 other ways to practice spelling!

Then make spelling words and add up scores. 30 ways to practice spelling words. Ding this for word work station

I do not believe that giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is super effective.  I think this spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.

I do not believe that giving students a list of words and telling them to memorize it for a test is super effective. I think this spelling activity would encourage students to make relationship to the words, while reinforcing some vocabulary as well.

Writing centers are used in the classroom to encourage students to write and practice skills related to writing. The 6+1 traits of conventions, ideas, voice, word choice, organization, fluency, and...

Writing Center

Work on Writing. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making. All materials available for students at one location.

FREE Spelling Homework Ideas( or use for Word Work/Spelling Center)

From the MIxed-up Files. . . Whole Book Test

Always need new Get to 30 Ideas: FREE Spelling Homework Ideas( or use for Word Work/Spelling Center)

Mrs. Gilchrist's Class: Secret Code Spelling

secret code spelling- fun and challenging activity for spelling words/word work. one kids spells words in code, and another "decodes" them.if they're not spelled correctly, it won't work!

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